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British zoology (1776)



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Author: Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798; Berry, S. Stillman (Samuel Stillman), 1887-1984, former owner. DSI; Roper, Clyde F. E., 1937- , donor. DSI
Volume: v. 3, c. 1
Subject: Vertebrates; Zoology
Publisher: Warrington : Printed by William Eyres, for Benjamin White ..., London
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: 39088013489117
Digitizing sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity
Notes: No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. Various plates: text lost in gutter.

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Preface signed: Thomas Pennant

Vols. 1-3 are dated 1776, vol. 4 1777

With an additional t.p., engraved, "printed for Benj. White" to each of the 1st three volumes; the t.p. to v. 4 is engraved

The pagination and register of v. 2 continue those of v. 1

The edition statement appears on the t.p. to v. 1 only

Errata: verso of p. [xxxiv] of v.1; p. [426] of v. 3; p. 148 of v. 4; "Additions and corrections to British zoology," [8] p. following p. [761] in v. 2

Includes bibliographical references and indexes

Vol. 1 Class I. Quadrupeds. II. Birds -- v. 2 Class II. Water-fowl -- v. 3 Class III. Reptiles. Class IV. Fish -- v. 4 Class V-VI . Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea

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SCNHRB has two copies

SCNHRB c. 1 (v. 1: 39088013489034; v. 2: 39088013489075; v. 3: 39088013489117; v. 4: 39088013489158) imperfect: lacking letterpress t.p. to 1st three volumes

SCNHRB c. 1 has duplicate plate no. XXX in v. 4

SCNHRB c. 1 is the bequest of S. Stillman Berry and gift of Clyde Roper. Stamped on front paste-down: S. Stillman Berry, Redlands, California [ms.] 18.XII.1948

SCNHRB c. 1 bound in plain calf (rebacked), with title in gilt within red leather spine label

SCNHRB c. 2 (v. 1: 39088013489190; v. 2: 39088013489232; v. 3: 39088013489273; v. 4: 39088013489315) blind-embossed on second leaf of each v.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 151005

SCNHRB c. 2 bound in recent orange paste-paper boards and red goatskin, marbled edges (v.1-2) and half sheepskin and marbled paper boards, marbled edges and endpapers, title in gilt on spine (v. 3-4)


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